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Hidden Disabilities Sunflower Lanyard Scheme

The Sunflower Lanyard Scheme was originally created to act as a discreet sign to staff and work colleagues that the wearer (or somebody who is with them) has a hidden disability and requires additional assistance.  The Sunflower Lanyard Scheme was first launched at Gatwick Airport in May 2016.  It is now being successfully […]

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AMF Bowling

On Monday 7 October 2019 a group of members from Headway North Cumbria went Ten Pin Bowling at AMF Carlisle.  This was our second outing to the bowling centre this year since the activity is popular with many of our members.  We took over five lanes and had 23 people bowling, with an additional […]

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Headway UK News – Autumn 2019

Headway has published the third (Autumn) edition of Headway News of the year.  The magazine includes the latest news and features from Headway, including: Dancing on Ice star Alex Murphy, Concussion in the spotlight, Let’s talk tech, Carbon monoxide and much more! Read Headway News Autumn 2019 edition We truly live in […]

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Lunch at the Casa Romana Italian Kitchen

On Monday 12 August 2019, 47 members of Headway North Cumbria enjoyed a delicious three course lunch at the Casa Romana Italian Kitchen in Carlisle.  The Casa Romana had kindly offered the branch sole use of the restaurant and it was great that we managed to achieve attendance that was very close […]

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Watersports at Platty+ – 27 July 2019

On 27 July 2019 Headway North Cumbria participated in water sports in the Lake District.   Some twenty-five members of the branch took to the water along with eleven members from Headway South Cumbria and two from Headway Tyneside. Platty+ is a small friendly family run water sports centre based on the shores of Derwentwater […]

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Watchtree Nature Reserve

Watchtree Nature Reserve is a 205 acre haven for wildlife and people. Featuring flower rich meadows, old and new woodland, miles of hedgerow and wetland habitats this a place for everyone.  Wildlife is perfectly at home here and we have abundant Brown Hares, the European protected Great crested Newt, numerous breeding […]

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Activity Weekend at Lake District Calvert Trust

The Lake District Calvert Trust is a residential outdoor centre, specialising in activity courses for people with disabilities, their friends, family members and/or colleagues.   The Calvert Trust’s 60-bed centre is based just 4 miles out of Keswick in the heart of the Lake District, close to the shores of the […]

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Headway UK News – Summer 2019

Headway has published its second Headway News of the year.  This edition focuses on the Brain Drain: Wake Up to Fatigue! campaign. Read Headway News Summer 2019 Edition We all know what it’s like to feel tired or drained of energy, but the effects of chronic fatigue following brain injury […]

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